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Whinge - Word of the Day - Thu Apr 15, 2021


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Whinge - (verb) - British - To complain fretfully: whine

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April 15th is a traditional day for whinging in America, for some reason.

 

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As a note:  the 'g' in whingeing is soft, so the participle is generally spelt with an 'e' after it, just as we do with "bingeing."  There is a related British slang word, "minging," which rhymes with "singing" and so is written without an 'e'.

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